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  • 41general — gen•er•al [[t]ˈdʒɛn ər əl[/t]] adj. 1) of, pertaining to, or affecting all persons or things belonging to a group, category, or system: a general meeting of members; a general amnesty[/ex] 2) of, pertaining to, or true of such persons or things… …

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  • 42general*/*/*/ — [ˈdʒen(ə)rəl] adj I 1) not specific, exact, or detailed Could you just give us a general description of the work you do?[/ex] I m probably not making myself very clear, but you get the general idea.[/ex] 2) involving or true for most people,… …

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  • 43general — Synonyms and related words: ADC, Babbittish, CO, OD, Philistine, abstract, accepted, accustomed, across the board, aide, aide de camp, aleatoric, aleatory, all inclusive, amorphous, approximate, ascendant, associated, assorted, at the head, bland …

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  • 44general — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. universal (see generality). n. general of the armies, commander in chief. See combatant. Ant., specific. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Having wide application] Syn. comprehensive, widespread, universal …

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  • 45general — {{11}}general (adj.) c.1200, comprehensive, inclusive, full, from L. generalis relating to all, of a whole class (contrasted with specialis), from genus (gen. generis) stock, kind (see GENUS (Cf. genus)). General store attested by 1810, American… …

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  • 46general — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin generalis, from gener , genus kind, class more at kin Date: 14th century 1. involving, applicable to, or affecting the whole 2. involving, relating to, or applicable to every… …

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  • 47generał — m IV, DB. a, Ms. generałale; lm M. owie, DB. ów 1. «stopień wojskowy wyższy od pułkownika; oficer mający ten stopień» Generał brygady, generał dywizji, generał broni, generał armii. ∆ hist. Generał major, generał lejtnant, generał porucznik… …

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  • 48general — adjective 1》 affecting or concerning all or most people or things; not specialized or limited.     ↘normal or usual. 2》 involving only the main features or elements and disregarding exceptions; overall. 3》 chief or principal: the general manager …

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  • 49general — (adj) (Básico) que es común para todos, frecuente Ejemplos: El director general convocó una reunión para presentar unas nuevas estrategias de la empresa. Lo presentó de manera muy general, sin detalles. Colocaciones: regla general, cultura… …

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  • 50general — [13] General is one of a vast range of English words which go back ultimately to the prehistoric Indo European base *gen , *gon , *gn , denoting ‘produce’. Its Germanic offshoots include kin, kind, and probably king, but for sheer numbers it is… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins